April 26, 2016

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Notley Heading To Washington, D.C. To Boast Alberta's Climate Plan

The premier is to fly out Wednesday for two days of meetings with elected representatives, administration officials and public policy think-tanks. She is also to...

Patrick Brown breathing new life into our democracy

The fundamental change that has happened with the PC Party under Patrick Brown's leadership is this: Freedom to represent those who elect us, liberty to...

Fort St. John mayor to Ottawa: downturn in Northeast BC growing more dire

From left: Acting Dawson Creek Mayor Charlie Parslow, Tumbler Ridge Mayor Don McPherson, Taylor Mayor Rob Fraser, Fort St. John Mayor Lori Ackerman, Conservative leader...

The Hugo Awards are still a mess.

Before Paul went down, the Warriors round two matchup was a question mark—they're back to being heavy favorites now. Even without Curry, the Warriors are...

The hottest new trend for long-shot campaigns is VP short lists.

Ted Cruz remains a long shot for the Republican presidential nomination. So too does John Kasich. And on the Democratic side, Bernie Sanders isn't doing...

MP Ashton mulls another bid for federal NDP leadership

OTTAWA — Manitoba NDP MP Niki Ashton is giving some thought to making a second bid for the leadership of her federal party. The federal...

Door-knocking in Seine River valuable experience: Morley-Lecomte

The Progressive Conservative candidate and new MLA for the riding garnered 5,390 votes in the April 19 provincial election. From left: Former St. Boniface MP...

Kevin Libin: How old Chief Big Bear could help save the people of Attawapiskat

The NDP's Niki Ashton ripped that idea, calling it an “assimilationist view” rooted in the perennially colonialist thinking of non-aboriginals. Other, less hopeless First ...

Liberal MPs hear frustrations over perceived special treatment for Syrian refugees at Toronto immigration forum

Virani, who is federal Immigration Minister John McCallum's parliamentary secretary and himself a former refugee, told the audience there are competing refugee crises in the...

Conservative Leadership Candidate Kellie Leitch Pledges To Re-Criminalize Marijuana, If Elected

Though Justin Trudeau wants marijuana legalized by next year, those plans will go up in smoke if Kellie Leitch becomes his successor. In an interview...

Justice, Cole best candidates for governor

The Exponent Telegram (press release) (registration)Both Justice and Cole are seen as fiscally conservative candidates, each with successful business backgrounds. Former Govs. Gaston Caperton and...

Petition tries resurrecting Afghan abuse case

HamiltonNews (press release) (registration)Newly-elected NDP MP Craig Scott is applauded as he is presented to the House of Commons by NDP Leader Tom Mulcair and...

R.I.P. Providence Phoenix Publisher Steven L. Brown

The media was controlled by WCAX, a conservative television outlet; the Burlington Free Press, a conservative newspaper that had recently been sold to the Gannett...

Trudeau says Canada 'does not and will not pay ransom to terrorists'

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau used a press conference at the end of his three-day cabinet retreat in Kananaskis, Alta., to send a message to terrorists...

IPL 2016 results: Sunrisers batsmen cave in after early Warner wicket to give RPS a big win in rain-hit match - International Business Times, India Edition

International Business Times, India EditionIPL 2016 results: Sunrisers batsmen cave in after early Warner wicket to give RPS a big win in rain-hit matchInternational Business...

Hugo awards shortlist dominated by rightwing campaign

Washington PostThe annual Hugo awards for the best science fiction of the year have once again been riven by controversy, as a concerted campaign by...

Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke MP Cheryl Gallant misfires once more

OTTAWA - It is always interesting to see what Conservative MP Cheryl Gallant is up to. Last month her office used a photo of slain...

Chamber raises issues with MPs over breakfast

It was one of the issues the Chamber raised during the breakfast that also featured Bev Shipley, the Conservative MP for Lambton-Kent-Middlesex. “We have the...

Pink flamingos stolen from Sturbridge, Massachusetts, yard

Police encourage anyone with information to contact Sgt. Larry Bateman at 508-347-2525, ext. 325. Jason Nuckolls. Web Producer. Email ... The actress, 37, plays a...

Wisconsin GOP releases list of all 42 delegates to Republican National Convention

... Jim Villa, Walker adviser and University of Wisconsin System vice president of university relations; Keith Gilkes, Walker adviser and GOP political strategist; Stephan Thompson,...

Toomey votes for Ted Cruz

(blog) (blog)Pennsylvania Sen. Pat Toomey voted for Ted Cruz in the Republican presidential primary Tuesday, siding with the most conservative voice in the field.

New titles coming to Netflix in May

Ali Wong: Baby Cobra - NETFLIX ORIGINAL: Unapologetic and nasty mom-to-be Ali Wong desperately wanted a conventional life. Baby Cobra is Wong's hilarious journey of...

Plymouth news briefs

Competition for these seats includes: Jay Ferguson, Christine Marie Kane, James Sorenson and Lee Truschelli. (Kane has .... All local Vietnam veterans who are either...

Bernie is learning the hard way that Hillary's support extends well beyond the Deep South.

Following his rout in New York last week, and in the face of a potential blowout today in five Northeastern states, Sanders may regret dismissing...

Who would Ted Cruz choose as his VP?

Jeff Roe, Cruz's campaign manager, got the ball rolling with a tweet: "We have narrowed our VP candidates to a short list and are going...

Weed Saved My Life After a Decade on Anxiety Meds

Former Health Minister Leona Aglukkaq announced the proposed changes to the MMAR in December of 2012. The old program was to be done away with...

Wisconsin judge won't stay right-to-work decision

Bruce Rauner and AFSCME went head to head Monday before the state labor board, arguing over whether the two parties have actually reached an impasse...

The world is still living with the fallout from Chernobyl.

Today marks 30 years since the Chernobyl nuclear disaster, in which ten tons of enriched uranium were released from a Ukrainian plant. In addition to...

The GOP's Eve Of Destruction

The set up is a novelist's dream, a party chair's nightmare — a mortally wounded presidential candidate reeling toward the nomination, guaranteed in November to...

An oral history of the star-studded 2011 NFL draft, five years later

Hurney: We looked closely at [Texas A&M linebacker] Von Miller, too. [Auburn ... He's a real conservative guy. Cam is a little bit outgoing, and...

Sarnia-Lambton MP welcomes Conservative party leadership candidate

Leitch first ran in the 2011 election after persistent encouragement from Finance Minister Jim Flaherty. Prior to that, Leitch used to spend time in Sarnia...

Welcome to primary day

'The Fed will continue to be data-dependent and really use gradualism in every approach,' he said, 'but simply assuming you are going to be in...

Morning Digest: GOP House candidate: Obama fomenting racial divide by giving blacks 'free stuff'

A few weeks ago, Moran's quickly walked-back suggestion that Senate Republicans should actually hold hearings on whether to confirm Merrick Garland, Barack Obama's nominee to...

Hillsborough disaster: deadly mistakes and lies that lasted decades

The IndependentThe chief constable, Peter Wright, had to state that evening that police had authorised the opening of the gate, but as these inquests, at...

Sunburn for April 26 – AIF health care summit gets underway; Recapping Alan Grayson vs. David Jolly; Dwight Dudley ...

(blog) (blog)Panelists: Waymon Armstrong, Founder & President of Engineering & Computer Simulations, Inc.; Wilson Ariza, Associate Director for Training for SimLEARN National Simulation Center,...

Remain or Leave? – Fierce debate expected as SNJ prepares to host special EU debate in Stroud

Stroud's Conservative MP Neil Carmichael and Green Party county councillor Sarah Lunnon will share the stage to make the case for remaining in the EU.

Wales v Ireland key battles

O'Connor promised so much as an uncapped international and indicated he had a bright future during his two Autumn Tests, but has lost ground this...

Inside look at Fletcher's political comeback

Given my political views compared with Fletcher's — he's a self-described compassionate, small-c conservative with a libertarian lean — he may have been surprised by...

E-petition calls on Liberals to hold inquiry into Afghan torture allegations

Newly-elected NDP MP Craig Scott is applauded as he is presented to the House of Commons by NDP Leader Tom Mulcair and MP Olivia Chow...

Chrystia Freeland courts a distracted EU partner on CETA vote

The United States is not a partner in the Comprehensive Economic Trade Agreement. Really, it's not. Chrystia Freeland wants that clear. But the trade minister...

One Step Forward Two Steps Backward: 1976, Reggae & Critical Amnesia

"Them going get a beating" referred to a Peter Tosh, Joe Gibbs-produced smash that the PNP had used in their 72 electioneering; while 'Jah Kingdom...

Community support grants announced

“There are people who have never been in this sort of situation before,” said Chris Christie, executive director of the local McMan office. “The question...

Charlie Angus, NDP MP, Says CRA Mailed SIN Numbers To Wrong People -

Huffington Post Canada- TwiceHuffington Post CanadaOTTAWA — A New Democrat MP says the Canada Revenue Agency twice mailed batches of private information — including names...

Former CRTC head praises Ottawa for rethinking CanCon

Former Conservative heritage minister James Moore added he is impressed by the ambitious scope of the review undertaken by his Liberal successor, Mélanie Joly, who...

What a Contested Convention Would Mean for Bernie Sanders

In 1912 the Progressive Wilson needed 46 ballots to secure the nomination against a far more conservative front-runner, Missouri Congressman Champ Clark; while in 1932...